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Bill C-393

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1st Session, 41st Parliament,
60-61 Elizabeth II, 2011-2012
house of commons of canada
BILL C-393
An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (railway noise and vibration control)
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
Short title
1. This Act may be cited as the Railway Noise and Vibration Control Act.
1996, c. 10
2. The Canada Transportation Act is amended by adding the following after section 95.1:
Prohibited activities
95.11 When constructing or operating a railway within 300 metres of any residential, institutional or commercial establishment, a railway company shall not shunt, couple or decouple cars or leave an engine with its motor idling
(a) at any time on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, and
(b) before 8:00 a.m. and after 10:00 p.m. on any other day,
except as authorized by the Minister for a specific period during a national emergency declared under the Emergencies Act.
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons